Martin Worth

Outdoor Leader / Course Director / Assessor

Martin has 43 years experience in the outdoors, commencing bushwalking in 1974 and Martin compressprogressing to abseiling and rockclimbing in 1980.  He established the outdoor operations business, WorthWild, in 1990 after leaving a career in Information Technology as a Business Analyst.

Since commencing full time operations in 1993 WorthWild has enjoyed a reputation as the leader in adventure training services in South-East Queensland.

Under Martin’s leadership, WorthWild, expanded to provide;

  • Recreational adventures in Abseiling, Rockclimbing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Bushwalking and Mountain Biking
  • A Nationally Approved training program for Outdoor Leaders
  • Adventure Team building services for Corporate Training
  • Consultancy in Standards and Procedures for Risk Management and Litigation.

Martin developed and conducted a Youth Leadership program to promote social and workplace skills for homeless youth through delivery of a Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation. The program uses Outdoor Recreation as a mode for training in subjects such as; Occupational Health & Safety, First Aid, Working in Teams, Basic Logistics and explores leadership training for young people through the Outdoor Leadership component of the program.  See Youth Leadership Program

 

Present commitments

WorthWild now functions as a vehicle for Martin’s current business commitments which include;

Delivery of adventurous activities for teams and individuals

Training and development of Outdoor Leaders as a trainer/assessor affiliated with Asset Training Australia for whom he develops course materials and runs Certificates II, III, IV and Diploma courses in Outdoor Recreation.

Corporate team building programs

 

Qualifications

Diploma of Training & Assessment Systems BSZ 50198

Diploma in Outdoor Recreation

Diploma of Management

Cert IV in TAE – trainer assessor

Cert IV in Assessment & Workplace Training

Certificate IV in Fitness – Personal Trainer

Certificate Level IV – Abseiling / Climbing Leader (CNCLC)

Flat-water Instructor Canoeing & Kayaking – Australian Canoeing

Remote Area Response Coordinator

Instructor/Assessor – Australian Canoeing FLat water Canoe and Kayak

Senior First Aid / C.P.R.

Wilderness First Responder

Open water SCUBA diver – PADI

Vertical Rescue Operator (CNITRC) – Certificate Level III in Outdoor Recreation

Speed boat operator

 

Miscellaneous Qualifications and Accreditation achieved

Abseiling Instructor – Blue Mountains Adventure Company

Lead Climbing Instructor – Professional Association of Climbing Instructors

Instructor Trainer (AQF Level 6) – Professional Association of Climbing Instructors

Lecturer – Griffith University (Queensland College of Art)

Crew Commander – Australian Army 2/14 Light horse Queensland Mounted Infantry

Radio operator – Australian Army 2/14 Light horse Queensland Mounted Infantry

Driver Armoured Personnel Carrier (M113A1) – Australian Army 2/14 L/H QMI

Business Analyst – Software Engineering (Telstra)

Principle Telecommunications Technical Officer (Telstra)

 

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